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Poll: Pre-battle speeches from 'The Lord of the Rings'

Which pre-battle speech from Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings film trilogy is your favorite?

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    Christopher Lee and Lawrence Makoare in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

    Saruman's speech to Lurtz and his Uruks, prior to their hunt for the Fellowship of the Ring:

    Hunt them down! Do not stop until they are found! You do not know pain, you do not know fear. You will taste man-flesh!

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    Brad Dourif and Christopher Lee in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

    Saruman's speech to the Wild Men of Dunland, prior to their raid of Rohan:

    The Horsemen took your lands! They drove your people into the hills to scratch a living off rocks! Take back the lands they stole from you. Burn every village!

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    Brad Dourif and Christopher Lee in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

    Saruman's speech to the army of Isengard, prior to its march towards Helm's Deep:

    A new power is rising... its victory is at hand! This night, the land will be stained with the blood of Rohan! March to Helm's Deep! Leave none alive! TO WAR!

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    Viggo Mortensen in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

    Aragorn's speech to Haldir's Elves, prior to the Battle of Helm's Deep:

    Show them no mercy! For you shall receive none!

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    Billy Boyd and Dominic Monaghan in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

    Treebeard's speech to Merry, Pippin and the Ents, prior to the Battle of Isengard:

    Come, my friends. The Ents are going to war. It is likely... that we go to our doom. Last march of the Ents!

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    Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom, Bernard Hill, Bruce Hopkins, and Brett Beattie in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

    Theoden's speech to the Rohirrim, prior to their sally out during the Battle of Helm's Deep:

    Yes... Yes. The horn of Helm Hammerhand shall sound in the deep, one last time! Let this be the hour when we draw swords together. Fell deeds awake. Now for wrath! Now for ruin! And the red dawn! FORTH EORLINGAS!

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    Karl Urban in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

    Eomer's speech to his riders, prior to the last charge of the Battle of Helm's Deep:

    Rohirrim! TO THE KING!

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    Karl Urban in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    Eomer's speech to the army of Rohan, prior to their ride towards Gondor:

    Now is the hour, riders of Rohan! Oaths you have taken! Now fulfil them all, TO LORD AND LAND!

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    Ian McKellen in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    Gandalf's speech to the soldiers of Gondor, prior to the smashing of the gate of Minas Tirith, during the siege of that city:

    Steady! Steady! You are soldiers of Gondor! No matter what comes through that gate, you will stand your ground!

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    Bernard Hill in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    Theoden's speech to the army of Rohan, prior to the Battle of Pelennor Fields:

    Arise! Arise, riders of Theoden! Spears shall be shaken, shields shall be splintered! A sword-day, a red day... ere the Sun rises! Ride now! Ride now! Ride! Ride to ruin... and the world's ending! Death! Death! DEATH! FORTH EORLINGAS!

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    Viggo Mortensen in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    Aragorn's speech to the combined army of Gondor and Rohan, prior to the Battle of the Black Gate:

    Hold your ground! Hold your ground! Sons of Gondor... of Rohan... my brothers! I see in your eyes, the same fear that would take the heart of me! A day may come when the courage of men fails, when we forsake our friends and break all bonds of fellowship... but it is not this day! An hour of wolves and shattered shields when the age of Men comes crashing down... but it is not this day! This day we fight! By all that you hold dear, on this good earth, I bid you STAND, MEN OF THE WEST!

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    Viggo Mortensen in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    Aragorn's speech to Gandalf, Merry, Pippin, Legolas and Gimli, prior to the Battle of the Black Gate:

    For Frodo.